Aspire Entertainment has inked an exclusive two-year development deal with Newsweek to create and distribute films, TV series and other content on various platforms based on stories published in the…
Brad Siegel is stepping down as vice chairman of Up, the family-friendly cabler he launched in 2004 as Gospel Music Channel. Siegel, a cable vet who spent 10 years with Turner Broadcasting, said he…
Just when it seems that the world's largest media congloms are tightening their grip on the airwaves, an independent TV production boom has erupted in the nation's heartland. In Georgia, Tennessee…
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“Duck Dynasty” made news twice this week, attracting boffo, record-breaking ratings in its return on Wednesday night, and scoring a sizable pay raise for the participants, according to Deadline. All…
Magic Johnson’s cabler Aspire has greenlit “Exhale,” a talkshow in the vein of “The View” to be hosted by five African-American women in the entertainment space. Weekly yakker aims to bring candid…
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With its official on-air launch coming Wednesday, new cable network Aspire has announced its first original series, "ABFF Independent."
Aspire, the Magic Johnson-backed cable network set to launch in June, has named Paul Butler as its general manager.
A convergence of timing and opportunity are about to bring BET and TV One plenty of company in the black TV universe.
Comcast has started to make good on its promise to launch 10 independently owned channels on its cable systems over the next eight years.